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Dave Heller, vice president of government affairs for the Truckload Carriers Association told the Machinery Haulers Association that ELDs are already providing never-before-seen data on truck use and how drivers spend their days-- all of which that will eventually yield better regulations and more efficient operations.

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Top Cellphone-While-Driving Roads Identified

Roads with the highest observed cell phone use from commercial drivers in 2018 were located in the Los Angeles port complex, Tennessee's second largest city of Memphis, and Irving, Texas, according to a new study by video telematics and analytics provider Lytx.

Some Cities Passing Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Than States

Several cities are responding to what they view as lax state legislation by passing their own distracted driving laws. Three states in the nation still allow texting while driving and only 16 have adopted hands-free laws, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.

10 Ways to Minimize Distracted Driving

Known as ‘the new drunk driving,’ distracted driving claims thousands of lives each year. Here’s how work truck fleets deal with distracted driving temptations.

Distracted Driving Crashes Spike on Highways

Distracted driving-related collisions are up to 49% more severe when they occur on a highway system, indicating that modifying roadway design could improve safety in distracted driving crashes.